April 22, 2014

Will Iran's Slaps Wake U.S. Up?

Benny Avni, New York Post

The Associated Press

President Obama deserves kudos for keeping Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran’s designated ambassador to the United Nations, out of America. Dare we hope next for some gumption on the nuclear front?

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April 16, 2014
Surprise Attack on Iran: Can Israel Do It?
Thomas Saether, Nat'l Interest
A successful surprise attack is not easy to achieve. It rests on the ability to deceive the adversary. In general, a deception strategy might involve several elements, related to the timing of the operation, the military... more ››
April 17, 2014
How Khamenei Makes Decisions (PDF)
Washington Institute
A look at how the Supreme Leader is tightening his grip. more ››
April 21, 2014
Regional Security Won't Work in Afghanistan
Arwin Rahi, The Diplomat
As NATO-led coalition forces prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan, we are increasingly hearing the idea that a multinational regional security force (MN-RSF) would be a viable option for Afghanistan. The reality on the ground,... more ››
April 15, 2014
Iran Diplomacy Needs Teeth
Mark Dubowitz, National Post
Barack Obama, president of the United States, does not like to back his diplomacy with military force. He believes there should be a clear sequence of engagement: diplomacy, sanctions, more diplomacy, perhaps more sanctions, and... more ››
April 11, 2014
Are Iran and Israel Trading Places?
Milani & Waismel-Manor, NY Times
As the winds of change blow across Iran, secular democrats in Israel have been losing ground to religious and right-wing extremists who feel comfortable openly attacking the United States, Israel’s strongest ally. In recent... more ››